David Wright hit the tying home run in the ninth inning off closer Craig Kimbrel and the New York Mets scored twice in the 10th to rally for a 7-5 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night.
Jordany Valdespin hit a three-run, pinch-hit homer as the Mets rallied on Wednesday to break a six-game losing streak and avert a series sweep, beating the Miami Marlins, 7-6.
Buck’s 22 runs batted in are four shy of Jeff Kent for the most-ever in club history by the end of April. Overall, 13 Mets have finished the month with 20 or more RBIs.
John Buck hit his seventh home run of the season, Dillon Gee earned his first win and the New York Mets beat the Washington Nationals 2-0.
The back end of New York’s rotation has been predictably abysmal. Dillon Gee, Jeremy Hefner and Aaron Laffey — the current No. 3, No. 4 and No. 5 starters — have a combined 6.23 ERA in 23 2/3 innings pitched.
The Mets are off to a 7-4 start in 2013 with the battery of Matt Harvey and John Buck leading the way.
John Buck kept up his powerful start with a grand slam, his fourth home run in the last four games, and the New York Mets beat the Minnesota Twins 16-5 as snowflakes fell at Target Field on Friday night.
According to Andy Martino of the New York Daily News, the Mets are continuing to “monitor the situation” surrounding Giancarlo Stanton and Carlos Gonzalez.
Domonic Brown and Chase Utley homered in a five-run first, Kyle Kendrick threw six effective innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 7-3 Wednesday night.
Michael Young and Ryan Howard homered, Cliff Lee came within one out of a complete game and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the New York Mets 8-3 on Tuesday night.
On a night when Roy Halladay looked more like an aging star on the decline, Matt Harvey showed he’s got the stuff to replace him as the big-time ace in the NL East.
On a night when Roy Halladay looked more like an aging star on the decline, the Mets’ Matt Harvey showed he’s got the stuff to replace him as the big-time ace in the NL East.
For the first time since 2006, the Mets have won their first two series of the season thanks to Marlon Byrd’s two-run single in the bottom of the ninth inning that lifted the Mets to a 4-3 victory over the Marlins on Sunday.
Once regarded as a mere extra part in the R.A. Dickey trade with Toronto, John Buck is handling things quite well and looks like much more than a placeholder for Travis d’Arnaud.
John Buck drove in four RBIs and was at the center of an rare home plate call as the Mets defeated the Marlins 7-3 on Saturday.